NY National Guard and state defense troops continue to respond to Lake Ontario flooding

Story by Eric Durr on 06/18/2019 ROCHESTER, N.Y.--As water levels in Lake Ontario reached more than 2 feet higher than normal on June 16, the New York National Guard and New York's state military forces had 453 personnel focused on flood control issues around the lake shore. This included 422
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Steel foundation: Locally-born general comes home to tell AF story

Story by TSgt Marjorie Schurr on 06/18/2019 Lt. Gen. David Thompson, vice commander of Air Force Space Command and Pittsburgh local, visited several key organizations in the area June 13 and 14, 2019. The visit was arranged as part of the America's Air Force city outreach program and was designed
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U.S. Army North Hosts 2019 Hurricane Rehearsal of Concept Drill

Story by SGT Andrew Valles on 06/18/2019 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO FORT SAM HOUSTON With hurricane season upon us, more than 115 leaders from federal, state, U.S. territories and the military met here June 12 to discuss and coordinate active duty military support to emergency response efforts. The Rehearsal of
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National Data Buoy Center team helps mariners to weather storms

Story by Walter Ham on 06/18/2019 JOHN C. STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. A team of U.S. Coast Guardsmen at the National Data Buoy Center helps to maintain a nation-wide network of data collecting weather buoys. Five Coast Guardsmen deploy with buoy tenders and other Aids to Navigation units to manage
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Academy cadet pushes past comfort zone with beauty pageant, PEER mentoring program

Story by Jennifer Spradlin on 06/18/2019 Savannah Menken isn't afraid to test the limits of her comfort zone. Whether it's applying to the Air Force Academy or entering a beauty pageant on a whim, Menken believes life is meant for adventure. "I had never done anything like a pageant before,
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Corps of Engineers removes 4 million cubic yards of dredge material from Boston Harbor

Story by Timothy Dugan on 04/08/2019 CONCORD, Mass. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reached the milestone on April 5, 2019 of removing 4 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Boston, Massachusetts. Approximately
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